New York and New Jersey are building a roadmap for financing the future electric systems by embracing green banks. Several states are pursuing ambitious programs to provide incentives and regulatory reforms that will accelerate the adoption of distributed energy resources.
Labor groups and members of the oil and gas industry have joined together in calling for the overhaul of recently proposed rules governing fracking in the state.
The United States Fish & Wildlife Service (“FWS”) has announced an intention to revise the scope of the agency’s Mexican Wolf Recovery Program, significantly expanding the geographic area within southern Arizona and New Mexico that Mexican wolves will be permitted to occupy.
Increased natural gas production from shale formations in the U.S. has led to a notable increase in applications for regulatory approvals of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and construction of LNG export facilities.
As we mentioned last week in Part 3 of our series on Hedging Strategies in Power Contracts, project companies are not always able to find a creditworthy counter party with a desire to enter into a long-term power contract.
Governor Cuomo recently announced that New York’s multiple solar programs are transitioning into the single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) on August 29, 2014 filed proposed rules that if adopted, will create additional burdens on companies seeking to extract natural gas in Illinois.
On September 3, Nova Scotia’s government announced that it will indefinitely ban high volume hydraulic fracturing onshore.
A recently released study has found that artificial earthquakes resulting from the use of disposal wells for produced waters and other oil and gas wastewaters are less intense, and in general about sixteen times weaker, than naturally occurring earthquakes.
Phase I of CA 2030 Low Carbon Grid Study Completed: 50% GHG Reduction Feasible; Energy Storage to Play a Key Role
Last week, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) began releasing the results of Phase I of the California 2030 Low-Carbon Grid Study, which is designed to show how the electric sector can most cost-effectively support California’s ambitious GHG emissions goals.